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Classic Broccoli Salad Recipe

An easy-to-make broccoli salad recipe that never gets old and serves as a quick dish for a potluck!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side, Lunch, Main, Picnic, Potluck
Cuisine: American, Continental, Californian
Keyword: broccoli salad
Servings: 2 people
Author: Natasha Hegde



  • To make broccoli salad, first and foremost, blanch the broccoli florets. To do this, bring a large pot of water to a boil and add a teaspoon of salt. Now add the broccoli florets in boiling water for 2 minutes.
    To make broccoli salad, first and foremost, blanch the broccoli florets.
  •  Remove the florets with a slotted spoon and immerse in cold water. Doing so will ensure that the broccoli is tender yet crisp.
    Immerse the broccoli florets in cold water for 2 minutes
  • Mix the dressing ingredients. Adjust to your taste. The recommended proportions are just guidelines and you may find you prefer a sweeter, tangier or spicier flavor.
  • Assemble all the ingredients together and preferably let the salad marinate for 20 minutes. Unlike most salads, this recipe stays well in the fridge.
    Assemble all the ingredients of broccoli salad together
  • Serve with boiled eggs for a full meal. 
    Broccoli Salad served with boiled eggs on the side


This recipe is perfect for a potluck. It is also a great side to a roast if you are bored with the regular green beans!